The American Accounting Association Foundation's mission is to ensure a vibrant and thriving Accounting Profession.

The Foundation supports programs and initiatives that advance accounting education, the accounting academy, and the accounting profession, through five focused areas:

  • Supporting Teaching Excellence
  • Supporting Research Relevance and Impact
  • Supporting Advanced Degrees in Accounting
  • Raising Awareness of the Accounting Profession
  • Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in the Accounting Profession
For more information, please contact Steve Matzke at steve.matzke@aaahq.org - Thank you!


The Inaugural American Accounting Association Foundation's Board of Trustees:

Markus Ahrens, St. Louis Community College
Liz Barentzen, Center for Audit Quality
Geoffrey Brown, Illinois Society of CPAs
Mark Dawkins, University of North Florida
Mike DePrisco, Institute of Management Accountants
Ben Ellingson, Eide Bailly LLP
George Krull, Grant Thornton LLP (Retired)
Jennifer Joe, Virginia Tech University
Katie Patel, PwC LLP
Lindsay Patterson, Institute of Internal Auditors
Marshall Pitman, University of Texas at San Antonio
Dennis Reigle, Arthur Andersen LLP (Retired)
Mark Taylor, University of South Florida
Matt Owen, Disney (retired)
Catherine Moy, BDO LLP